MPLS TE Deployments


There are two common way to deploying MPLS TE, either tactically or strategically.

MPLS TE Deployments

  • Two main methods of deploying:
    • Tactical
    • Selective
  • For both methods, the following info is required:
    • Bandwidth requirements at the head ends.
    • Available bandwidth at each node in the network.


  • Selectively deploy MPLS TE to congested links only.
  • Apply MPLS TE only to specific costly links like inter-continental links to manager its utilization.


  • Deploy MPLS TE all over the network as a strategy to delay upgrades to the network.


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